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UPDATE ON SC/ST (POA) AMENDMENTS BILL, 2014

August 7, 2015 - 10:59 pm in Rights

A Stepping Another Milestone Towards Strengthening Legislation   THE SCHEDULED CASTES AND THE SCHEDULED TRIBES (PREVENTION OF ATROCITIES) AMENDMENT BILL, 2014   Earmarking the 125th Birth anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, it is a historical day that…

Should “Sex Work” be legalised?

August 7, 2015 - 5:34 pm in Rights

[yop_poll id="1"] A low key campaign for legalisation of prostitution is continuing. It seems to have tacit support of women's organisations evident from…

Mumbai Activists support Narmada Jeevan Adhikar Satyagrah

August 4, 2015 - 3:36 pm in Rights

Mumbai: 4th August, 2015: The prominent social and media activist from Mumbai will be joining Jeevan Adhikar Satyagrah (right to life) starting from 12th…

NRC Updation in Assam: Prospects and Challenges

July 26, 2015 - 5:06 pm in Rights

Report on NRC Updation in Assam: Prospects and Challenges Amidst huge controversy and long debate under the orders of the Supreme Court India, the Government of India has started the process of updating the NRC of 1951. The objective of updation of the NRC…

Laws in favour of Adivasis just show-pieces not implemented

July 2, 2015 - 5:54 pm in Rights

A saying goes that ‘written laws are like a spider-web, it will trap the poor and the weak, but it will be torn to pieces by the rich and powerful’. That in short is the story of the Indigenous Adivasi People in our country. True, some laws are enacted apparently…

CMM to observe Martyrs Day on July 1

June 25, 2015 - 12:10 am in Rights

JOIN THE STRUGGLING CONTRACT WORKERS OF CHHATTISGARH TO OBSERVE 1ST JULY SHAHEED DIVAS, SHAPATH DIVAS AT BHILAI Friends and Comrades, This 1st July brings tougher struggles and enormous challenges –   Our struggle against gigantic cement multinational Holcim-Lafarge…

Awas Haq Satyagraha enters 24th Day

June 19, 2015 - 1:23 pm in Rights

Mumbai | 18th June, 2015: It has been 24 days since the Awas Haq Satyagraha started but the authorities have still not reverted to the demands of the satygrahis. Despite of heavy and constant rains, the satyagrahis have remained, undeterred, attached to the…

Stop Terror and Repression – Release Struggling Peasants

June 19, 2015 - 1:11 pm in Rights

On 6th June 2015 huge police force numbering 700 with deadly weapons attacked and injured several struggling villages of Sipasarubali Mouza under Brahmagiritaluka of Puri district of Orissa. Police has arrested 33 villagers including women and assaulted…

Solidarity Protest held at Maharashtra Sadan, Delhi

June 3, 2015 - 9:09 pm in Rights

Various organizations held a demonstration at the Maharashtra Sadan, Delhi in solidarity with the slum dwellers who are holding Awaas Haq Satyagraha at Mandala, Mumbai since 26th May 2015. Thousands of slum dwellers, who had been displaced over ten years…

Stop Illegal Sand Mining in Sardar Sarovar Area

May 7, 2015 - 1:50 am in Rights

Jabalpur: In a significant order today, a Division Bench of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh (Jabalpur Bench) comprising Hon’ble Jst. Rajendra Menon and Jst. Moolchand Garg directed a complete stay on all sand mining operations in the Sardar Sarovar Project…